This past week was the International assault on Las Vegas that tests business travelers’ patience, attentiveness and immune system resilience, also known as CES. Continue Reading
Tag Archives: Smart TVs
Four key themes in TV are emerging from CES this year:
1. The year of 4K – Clearly the most discussed and promoted technology theme at the show this year is 4K. All major TV manufacturers are featuring 4K TVs, either actually planned products or technology demonstrations.
With the predictable run of 4k2k announcements this CES, most comments have sensibly focused on content availability. This was undoubtedly the single greatest factor in the failure of 3D to create a revival in the TV market. Continue Reading
Before the IFA show opened I came across a press release that LGE unveiled here at IFA 2012: a personal smart TV (with an IPS LCD panel) incorporating LG’s smart TV functionality, Cinema 3D and Cinema Screen design. Continue Reading
Several years ago, LG introduced its Magic Motion Remote Control as a sort-of airborne mouse that uses a Nintendo Wii-like sensor to point and select content on its smart TV. For 2012, LG has improved the capabilities of this device by adding a “Magic Gesture” function to recognize movement. Voice recognition has also been built into the remote, allowing the user to input text vocally.